Promise: Pakistan People’s Party had promised in its 2013 manifesto to ensure that women will be inducted in larger numbers to offset gender imbalances in the police force. Background: Women were brought into the police force through legislation passed in 1994.  Following the law, one police station was immediately established in Sindh and women police

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Promise Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) had promised in its 2013 manifesto that upon coming to power, they would make Pakistan Television an independent channel. Background Pakistan Television was established in 1964. It expanded quickly and by 1974, it was broadcasting from Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, Peshawar and Quetta. Right from the beginning, PTV has been dubbed as

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Promise Pakistan People’s Party has promised in its 2013 manifesto about bringing the infant mortality rate down to 60 per cent. Background According to the Sindh Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey 2014, the infant mortality rate in Sindh was recorded at 82 deaths per 1,000 lives birth (8.2 per cent). Sindh’s infant mortality rate was 81

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Promise: Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) had promised in its 2013 manifesto that when they will come to power, it will depoliticize sports. Background: Cricket and Hockey in Pakistan have been the most affected victims of politicization. After 70 years, 28 Chairmen and a host of controversies, Pakistan is still struggling to run cricket in a

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Promise : Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) had promised in their 2013 manifesto to form an independent National Accountability Commission after coming to power. Background: The National Accountability Bureau, the premier accountability agency established to try corrupt government officers and politicians was the brainchild of former President of Pakistan, General Pervez Musharraf.  He had justified his

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Promise : In its 2013 manifesto, the Pakistan People’s Party had promised to develop better systems and procedures for disaster management. Background: Until 2005—spanning almost 50 years—the country was satisfied with the ‘readiness’ capacity of its disaster management system to deal with natural calamities and man-made disaster of any magnitude.  In 2005, when 7.6 magnitudes

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Promise During its election campaign for 2008 general elections, Pakistan People’s Party had pledged to revive student union after coming into power. The promise was part of party’s manifesto as well. Background On February 9, 1984, Ziaul Haq imposed a ban on student union in all the colleges of the country. Apparently, the ban was

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Promise  The Pakistan Muslim League-N had promised in its 2013 manifesto that upon coming to power, it would increase the total share of Pakistan’s export especially in food to become the largest exporter in the region. Background Pakistan is the 27th largest economy in the world. Political instability, corruption, and insignificant infrastructure development have been

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Promise Pakistan Muslim League had promised in its 2013 election manifesto to enforce the job quota for minorities in educational institutions and pubic sector jobs including diplomatic missions. Background In March 2009, the government of Pakistan reserved 5 per cent job quota for minorities across the country. The quota was reserved under Article 260(3)(b) of

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Promise Pakistan People’s Party in its 2013 manifesto promised that when in power it would amend the Juvenile Justice System Ordinance 2000 to allow for the creation of children’s courts, and assess other means to strengthen the juvenile justice system. Background The Juvenile Justice System does not fall in the civil or criminal justice apparatus;

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